McCracken Names Jennifer Bierly Campaign Chair

CLEARFIELD – Centre County attorney Jennifer P. Bierly has been named chairman of the McCracken for Congress Committee by Democratic candidate Mark B. McCracken of Clearfield County.

“I am pleased that Jennifer has agreed to chair my campaign for Congress in the 5th Congressional District. She brings tremendous political experience, insight and enthusiasm to our campaign.” McCracken said.

Bierly, a Centre County native, is a 1990 graduate of Penns Valley High School and a 1994 summa cum laude graduate of Virginia Tech, where she earned a B.A. in urban affairs. She graduated in 1997 from The University of Pittsburgh School of Law and focuses her practice in the area of family law. She and her husband, Stephen Fast live in Port Matilda.

Also appointed to the McCracken for Congress committee are Henry Guthrie of DuBois as vice chair, Milt Weisman of Clearfield as treasurer and Michelle Kramer of Morrisdale as secretary. Guthrie has been active in Democratic politics at the local, county and regional levels for several years. Weisman, vice president of intercity operations for the Fullington Bus Company, brings a solid management background to the campaign.

“It is important to have individuals with solid experience in key positions within a campaign. Having Jennifer, Henry, Milt and Michelle in these important positions
will allow our campaign for the 5th Congressional District to move forward with a strong organization in place,” McCracken stated.

The campaign Web site has also been launched. Voters are urged to visit it often for policy statements, a schedule of events, and other information of interest.

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